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:40 this morning. sunset, that's an hour earlier too. part of getting used to. 5:03 is the sunset today. it will be right back down into the mid-40s by then. i'll show you a hometown forecast in ten minutes. now let's take a look at traffic with danella. good morning. >> good morning. >>> checking out the beltway for you now. if you're traveling the inner loop of the beltway at georgetown pike, a disabled box truck in the right shoulder lane. travel lanes are open. outer loop, still seeing paving taking place, blocking the left lane as you make your way towards new hampshire avenue on the outer loop of the beltway. also checking the rails. not seeing any reported delays along the metro, marc, or vre open and running on schedule. if you're traveling westbound 50 at 201, i am seeing delays there because paving is blocking at least one of your lanes. you are slow as you make your way westbound at 50. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> thank you, danella. >>> just 24 hours until the polls open in decision 2012, and the race for president is in a statistical dead heat. here's a look now at
meteorologist tom kierein will have the latest track for us in just a couple of minutes here. >>> this morning president obama is once again a president-elect. he wins a decisive victory against former massachusetts governor mitt romney, beating him with 303 electoral votes compared to romney's 206. most notable is the fact that obama carried just about all of the so-called swing states that many considered were up in the air, including ohio, colorado, nevada, wisconsin, and, of course, virginia, which he won narrowly. >> florida is actually considered too close to call. although more than 97% of the precincts are reporting, and president obama does have a lead in that state. the only state that obama lost this year but won in 2008 were indiana and north carolina. still, the swing state sweep gave obama a huge advantage, with experts calling the race in obama's favor once the votes for ohio came in around 11:30 last night. supporters joined both candidates as the votes came in last night with mitt romney's supporters in massachusetts and obama's supporters in chicago. >> that's where tracie po
first allowed to start using the 14 mile long lanes that stretched from the dulles toll road to springfield. news 4's derrick ward is live near the leesburg pike entrance in tysons corner. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. what we can tell you and this has to be confirmed by virginia state police, that it looks like the accidents, at least one, might have been inadvertent into the new express lane based on what we have, the information a car started out on the regular part of the roadway but ended up in the express lanes. nonetheless, there is still a learning curve now as we get into the new era of having the express lanes. i want to show you some of the video from earlier. these lanes opened up at about 2:00 a.m. this morning now and the design is and the plan is to sort of monitor traffic and manage the traffic in a way so as the planners say your commute should not get under 45 miles per hour even during rush hour. we showed you video, actually adam tusk was out driving yesterday and joining me now is pierce coffee with trans urban the group that operates this. fir
also have a hotly contested u.s. senate race, and we're one hour before the polls open. you can see we already have a small line forming here at this polling place in alexandria. are you looking to beat the crowds here this morning? >> i did beat the crowds this morning. >> reporter: you're the first in line. >> i am. been here since 4:30 this morning. >> reporter: what's your strategy? were you a little worried about what's ahead in terms of lines? is >> yes. i have two kids, and they're off from school today. so i had to get out early. >> reporter: and you are. you're number two in line. >> i'm thankful. >> reporter: and it's chilly out here. certainly, you're going to want to bundle up before you head out to the polls. virginia is one of those battleground states that we've heard so much about. president obama won the old dominion four years ago, but mitt romney is pushing back hard. the latest polls show president obama ahead by one point, but it's unclear exactly who is going to take virginia. that poll is well within the margin of error. really who takes the old dominion is going
in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> men camping in provo, utah, says that he caught bigfoot on camera lehere. take a look at this youtube video. a man saw a deer run uphill. that's when he spotted what he thought was a bear. then he saw the creature stood up, there he is, looked right at him. the man doesn't want his name released. all he knows is that it was not a bear. >> did he speak to him? how did he know it's not a bear? >> big foot doesn't speak. it was a big foot. >> okay. so you're a believer. >> yes. >> our director's a believer. >> and i also believe in the abominable snowman. >> you do? and what abou
is climbing four days after sandy made landfall. so far, the storm has claimed 74 lives in the u.s. more than five million homes and businesses are without power along the east coast. most of the outages in the new york area. in the meantime, president obama saw the damage on the jersey shore firsthand yesterday. during that tour, the president pledged federal support for the long haul. >> pepco says it's restored power to all of its customers affected by sand dominion hopes to do the same by tonight. about 1,700 of its customers are still in the dark. that number was over 3,000 just a few hours ago. more than 4,000 bge homes and businesses in our area have no electricity. most of them are in anne arundel county. novak is working to restore four a little more than 250 customers. >>> some students will have another day. in anne arundel county four schools are closed. chapel forge early childhood center in prince george's county is also without power, as is lewis town elementary in frederick county, maryland, and all schools in pendleton county, west virginia, are closed because of power outage
anyone who's listening to this in the city of hoboken or neighboring towns who can get to us, we ask you to come and deliver your supplies. >> the pleas for help coming from that area's top leader. >>> and a search for a killer. which incentive police are using to find the person who killed a mother in waldorf. >> and will we see more sunshine as we dry out more from the storms? your weather and traffic right after this. >>> time for your weather and traffic. good morning. i'm tom kierein. over the last several hours, quite a bit of cloudiness continuing to rotate in from the north and west. a few sprinkles. extreme northern montgomery, western, howard, and points west of there. a few sprinkles may be coming through. right now generally in the upper 30s, low to mid 40s most of the region. hour by hour, a bit of a blustery wind. a little sunshine break out this afternoon. by mid afternoon, into the mid 50s. a look at friday into next week, the seven-day outlook coming up in ten minutes. how's traffic? >> overnight accident in damascus, still slowing you down and block all of your lanes al
of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> today, first responders from our area will head to parts of west virginia that were pounded with snow. six vehicles from the red cross are headed to the mountainous areas of west virginia, where people have seen three feet of snow. that has not only caused power outages, but also causing flooding concerns as snow is beginning melt. >>> at a time millions are without power, some utility crews are being turned away. crews from alabama headed to help get power back on jersey shore. these are pictures of those crews, they can't do any work there since they are not union employees. added to frustration,
. crash ther please use caution as you travel the roads. good news on the beltway, taking the inner loop between i-95 and i-270. nice and clear. here's a live look at connecticut avenue. just a little more volume on the outer loop. no major delays just yet. ten minutes to get from i-95 to i-270 on the outer loop of the beltway. i'm back in ten. aaron, over to you. >> danella, thank you. >>> 18 months of debates, ads, attacks, election day is finally here. the presidential campaign, the parties, and the groups that support them have spent more than $1 billion. potential voters have seen more than 1 million ads on tv in just five months. that is 40% more than what we saw in 2008, this election could all come down to virginia. some election models have both candidates winning certain states. that would mean the commonwealth and its 13 electoral college votes could decide the 2012 race. >>> polls in virginia are now open, but residents in one new hampshire town have already cast their ballots. dixville notch kept an election day tradition alive by casting votes at midnight. it may be a while
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